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We are in Moscow!

We arrived to Moscow a little over 2 weeks ago now. The trip was pretty tiring even though it definitely wasn’t our worst, but being 21 weeks pregnant probably didn’t help me much. 155 more words

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Bit by bit

好久不见, everybody. The last month and a half has been about as eventful as a period of utter non-events can be. That’s a great way to sum up language training, actually: much ado about nothing. 698 more words

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I Made a Pretty! And I Really Needed to do That.

I’ve been living the perfect storm of “how best to frustrate and paralyze Heather” lately. Since we left Costa Rica, we have been dealing with some pretty jaw dropping monetary charges from our landlord, he gave the bill to the embassy and they, in turn, kindly handed a large portion of it to us. 791 more words

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The Poetic Nomad: a Flash of Light, a Gift from My Daughter

I understand that wishes will not always come true

I say that if you believe in it, it will happen

I dream of lifting my roots, walking away from the damp soil that keeps me down…

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